Evergreen International Ski School

Evergreen International Ski School is one of the biggest and longest serving international ski schools in Japan employing a large number of hand chosen, highly skilled foreign and domestic ski and snowboard instructors. Evergreens team of certified ski & snowboard professionals offer you the opportunity to learn your next steps at any level for any skier or snowboarder and show you an amazing fun filled lesson for you or any member of your family. Let Evergreen show you what you can achieve on the snow whist enjoying the majestic Hakuba Valley.

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Children Half day lesson: from ¥9,500 Full day lesson: from ¥12,000

Children are broken up into two age levels, the Yeti Club caters to young skiers 3-6 years, and the Hakuba Heroes are 7-14 year olds, with both skiing and snowboarding lessons offered.

YETI CLUB: 3-6 YEARS

Ski Only
Yeti Club introduces skiing in a fun and entertaining manner with qualified staff to ensure they receive the best care possible. Watch the kids continuously improve their skiing skills over the period of the ski holiday.

2018-2019 Season: 15th December 2018 – 24th March 2019, excluding New Year’s Day
Ages: 3-6
Levels: First time, 1, 2, 3, 4
* If children aren’t able to participate in the entire lesson, we may move them to day care – decision rests with the instructor Times: Morning Half-Day 10:00 – 13:30 / Full-Day 10:00 – 15:30

HAKUBA HEROES: 7-14 YEARS

Ski & Snowboard
Children in the 7-14 years ski & snowboard classes will have a blast improving their skills with other kids in their age. Children will see continual improvement each day, and sure to bring back stories of their fun on the ski runs! Children will be placed in groups with others at similar levels to best assist their skill development.

2016-2017 Season: 15th December 2018 – 24th March 2019, excluding New Year’s Day (Kids Skiing Programs) 15th December 2018 - 1th March 2019, excluding New Year's Day (Snowboard Programs) Ages: 7-14
Levels: First time, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Times: Morning Half-Day 10:00 – 13:30 / Full-Day 10:00 – 15:30


  • Both programs include supervised lunch (approx. 1 hour)
  • All kids must be signed in and signed out daily by a parent or guardian.
  • Greeting & verbal grading for Hakuba Heroes Ski & SB is from 9:40 with lessons aiming to get away around 10:00.
  • If you need an early drop-off or late pick-up, please contact us for details.

Location: Happo-one & Iwatake Resorts, Hakuba (Hero’s snowboard not available at Iwatake)

Meeting Point: (After getting your lesson ticket from an Evergreen International Ski School sign-in desk) Hakuba Hero’s meet at clearly marked flags at the ski school (explained when signing in). Pick up is from the same place at 13:30 for morning half-day lessons and 15:30 for full-day lessons.

* Flexi-Week provides the flexibility for your kids to take part in full-day programs for up to seven consecutive days for a similar price to that of five days. That’s two free days up your sleeve to have a rest day, go on a monkey tour – or for you to use in ski school!!
* For multi-day discounts, lesson days must be continuous and must be purchased in the same transaction!!

Please Note:

  • Please make sure your child has the necessary ski equipment and wear including hat (helmet is strongly recommended), goggles, gloves, warm clothes, well-fitting boots etc.
  • Lesson price does not include lift tickets – if your children are ready to ride the lifts they will need a lift ticket. For multi-day discounts, lesson days must be continuous and must be purchased in the same transaction.
  • While our goal is to get to a point where the Heroes Snowboard is its own stand-alone program, on-snow snowboard lessons may incorporate a mixture of kids and adults. We aim to create as best possible group splits from day to day.
Cost Half - Day Full-Day
1 day ¥9,500 ¥12,000
2 days ¥19,000 ¥24,000
3 days ¥28,500 ¥36,000
4 days ¥38,000 ¥43,000
5 days ¥47,500 ¥52,000
6 days ¥57,000
Flexi - Week ¥57,000 ¥57,000

Group lessons provide a great social environment to improve your riding skills, with like-minded and similar levelled participants. The qualified instructors will assist you to perfect your skills over the day according to your individual needs. Full day classes include a lunch break of about an hour, enjoy a meal with new friends at one of many on-mountain cafés.

Lessons will be held at Happo and Iwatake ski resorts, select the one that is most convenient to you. Both resorts offer a great selection of runs for all levels, as well as well-maintained snow parks. Lesson participants will be verbally graded upon meeting, and final lesson adjustments will be made.

2018-2019 Season: 15th December 2018 ~ 17th March 2017, excluding New Year’s Day
Ages: 15+
Levels: First time, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Times: Morning Half-Day: 10:00 ~ 12:30 / Full-Day: 10:00 ~ 15:30
* Includes a lunch break (approx.1hour)

Meeting Point: Evergreen International Ski School sign in desk. Finish at same place at 12:30 for morning half-day lessons and 15:30 for full-day lessons.

* Flexi-Week provides the flexibility to take part in full-day programs for up to 7 consecutive days for a similar price to that of 5 days. That’s 2 free days up your sleeve to have a rest day, go on a monkey tour – or for you to use in ski school!

Please Note:

  • Please make sure you have the necessary ski equipment and wear including hat (preferably a helmet), goggles, gloves, warm clothes, well-fitting boots etc.
  • Lesson price does not include lift tickets – if you are ready to ride the lifts you will need a lift ticket.
Cost Half - Day Full-Day
1 day ¥8,500 ¥11,500
2 days ¥17,000 ¥23,000
3 days ¥25,500 ¥34,500
4 days ¥31,500 ¥38,500
5 days ¥39,000
Flexi - Week ¥45,000 ¥45,000

Private lessons provide a fun environment alongside careful instructions so you can get the most out of your lesson time. Your qualified instructor will take you and up to three others on the most suitable ski runs for your level, and with helpful advice and encouragement, see your skills sky-rocket.

Private Lesson Options can be tailored to include:

  • Your choice of resort, time, and meeting place
  • Terrain and technique you want to cover.
  • Choice of the following disciplines – Skiing, Snowboarding, Telemark, Racing, Terrain Park & Halfpipe.
  • Video Analysis

2018-2019 Season: 3rd December 2018 ~ 31st March 2019, excluding New Year’s Day
Ages: 3+
Levels: First time, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Max People per 1 Instructor: 4

Meeting Point: Happo Kokusai School, Iwatake School

* Check out the variety of lesson times and lengths to see which one suits you best.

Please Note:

  • Please make sure you have the necessary ski equipment and wear including hat (helmet is highly recommended), goggles, gloves, warm clothes, well-fitting boots etc.
  • Lessons do not include lift tickets and reservations are strongly recommended.
Flexible All-Day Private ( 6 hours )
Flexible pick-up & Start time! ¥49,500 for 1 person + ¥4,000 per extra person
All-Day Private ( 5 hours )
10:30-15:30 ¥43,000 for 1 person + ¥4,000 per extra person
First Tracks Private ( 4 hours )
8:30-12:30 ¥38,000 for 1 person + ¥4,000 per extra person
Jump Start Private ( 80 min )
8:30-9:50 ¥16,500 for 1 person + ¥3,500 per extra person
Morning Private ( 2 hours )
10:30-12:30 ¥27,000 for 1 person + ¥3,500 per extra person
Afternoon Private ( 2 hours )
13:30-15:30 ¥21,000 for 1 person + ¥3,500 per extra person
First Timer PM Private ( 2 hours )
13:30-15:30 ¥16,500 for 1 person + ¥3,500 per extra person *first-time skiers & snowboarders only

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